Brian Adam Metz Ensign, 54, of Waterford passed away unexpectedly at UPMC Hamot on October 6, 2022 following a tragic motor vehicle accident. Brian was born in Canton, Ohio on March 1, 1968 to Larry Metz and Susan M. Biris. He graduated from Sheldon High School in Eugene, Oregon before obtaining an Associate Degree in Fisheries Technology from Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He later completed a Bachelor of Science Degree at Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA. He enjoyed 30+ years of working in his field of study in both Oregon and Pennsylvania, including the past 17 years with the PA Fish and Boat Commission where he was a well-respected, hard-working employee and friend to many.

Brian was a faithful Cleveland Browns fan, loved watching the Pittsburgh Penguins and an Erie Otters season ticket holder for 10+ years. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid Contemporary Christian Music follower, especially enjoying Toby Mac, Newsboys and Stryper. He was a member of McLane Church in Edinboro where he participated in small group Bible studies, ushered, played volleyball and established strong friendships with several brothers and sisters in Christ.

Brian was proceeded in death by his grandparents, George and Evelyn Biris of Canton, OH and his father-in-law, Larry Huber of Erie, PA.

He is survived by his parents as well as his wife of 32 years, Mary Ann Huber Ensign; daughter Kelsey Ensign; son Kody Ensign and his precious grandson Maxximus Ensign all of Waterford, PA; also, mother-in-law Virginia Huber and sister-in-law Sharon Grossman of Erie, PA; cousins Mike and Valerie Sweeley, Lehigh Acres, FL; Ken and Michelle, Tacoma, WA; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He also treasured newly established relationships with his father Larry and wife Penny; half-sister Elizabeth Metz Funk (Frank) and half-brother Andrew Metz and their families, all of Sarasota, FL.

Brian will be fiercely missed by his family, friends and beloved dog tucker! Please join us in celebrating his life!

Visiting hours and funeral service will be at McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Road, Edinboro, on Tuesday, October 11th from 2:00 pm until time of the funeral service at 4:00 pm. Interment will be private at Valley Cemetery in McKean.